Table 2

Comparison of nutrient content of some foods calculated from Zimbabwe and USDA food composition tables

Foods

Code

Energy kcal

Protein g

Fat g

CHO g

Ca mg

P mg

Fe mg

K mg

Na mg

Vit† A RE

Vit C mg

B1 mg

B2 mg

B3 mg

B6 mg

B12 mg

Folate mg


Corn flour

Zim_FCT*

356.2

4.5

2.1

84.0

7.0

45.7

1.6

30.5

26.0

0

0

0.01

0

0.10

tr**

0

tr

Corn, white

20314

365

9.42

4.74

74.2

7

210

2.71

287

35

0

0

3.627

0.622

0

Corn flour, whole-grain, white

20316

361

6.93

3.86

76.85

7

272

2.38

315

5

0

0

1.900

0.370

0

25

Cornmeal, whole-grain, white

20320

362

8.12

3.59

76.89

6

241

3.45

287

35

0

0

3.632

0.304

0

25

Shakata (Mobola Plum) this must be a mistake

167.5

1.2 0

0.5

41.9

2.2

158.3

55.7

0.5

Plums, raw

09279

46

0.70

0.28

11.42

6

16

0.17

157

0

17

9.5

0.417

0.029

0

5

Plums, canned, purple, water pack, solids and liquids

09281

41

0.39

0.01

11.03

7

13

0.16

126

1

46

2.7

0.370

0.027

0

3

Plums, canned, purple, light syrup pack, solids and liquids

09283

63

0.37

0.10

16.28

9

13

0.86

93

20

12

0.4

0.297

0.027

0

3

Guavas this also

66

1

0.5

14.6

16.6

26.0

0.9

290

4.0

50.0

221.4

0.05

0.04

1.1

0.0

Guavas, common, raw

09139

68

2.55

0.95

14.32

18

40

0.26

417

2

31

228.3

1.084

0.110

0

49

Chicken raw

Zim_FCT

195.1

19

12.9

0

12

179

1.3

227

68.3

105

0.9

0.8

0.15

7.7

0.3

0.4

5

Chicken raw

5006

215

18.6

15.1

0

11

147

0.9

189

70

41

1.6

0.06

0.12

6.8

0.35

0.3

6

Chicken raw, meat and skin stewing

5123

258

17.6

20.3

1.04

10

172

1.04

204

71

52

0

0.11

0.17

6.26

0.33

0.3

6

Chicken roast, skin and meat

Zim_FCT

216

26.7

8.2

0

12

214

1.5

308

82.4

45

0

0.7

0.23

5.6

Chicken roast, skin and meat

5111

216

17.1

15.9

0

10

166

1.01

196

68

38

0

0.06

0.12

6.57

0.32

0.3

6

Chicken roasted, skin and meat

5055

239

28.2

13.2

0

24

165

1.39

237

96

28

0

0.07

0.22

7.069

0.34

0.3

7

Chicken, cooked, roasted

5069

216

27

11.2

0

12

175

1.33

229

90

30

0

0.07

0.22

5.994

0.34

0.3

8

Spinach (Mova)

Zim_FCT

15.9

1.2

0.2

2.4

33.1

30.3

0.9

228.3

8.9

419.4

11.10

0.07

0.08

0.35

0.06

0

32.80

Malabar, Spinach, cooked

11986

23

2.98

0.78

2.71

124

36

1.48

256

55

58

5.9

0.787

0.086

0

114

New Zealand spinach, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt

11277

12

1.30

0.17

2.20

48

22

0.66

102

107

181

16.0

0.390

0.237

0

8


* Zim_FCT = Zimbabwe food composition table

** Tr = trace

† Vit = vitamin

Merchant et al. Nutrition Journal 2005 4:37   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-4-37

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